Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition

Adventure

Description: Join the REI Outdoor School for an unforgettable kayaking expedition. Discover the incredible abundance of plant and animal life in our scenic waterways with our professional kayak guides and naturalists who will identify the plants, birds, and other wildlife we may encounter during this exciting paddling adventure. Prior kayaking experience is recommended (Learn to Kayak Class or equivalent skills). This is not a kayaking skills class and students should be able to paddle 3-5 miles.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn to identify local birds
  • Learn proper use of binoculars
  • Learn to identify local plants and animals
  • Discover a new paddling location

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition Information

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WILDLIFE & BIRDING KAYAK EXPEDITION

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Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
Price
Register
4/20/2014 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition
Cosumnes River Preserve | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 6
Required Legal Form: Water Sports (pdf)

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

Spots left: 5

5/11/2014 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition
Cosumnes River Preserve | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 6
Required Legal Form: Water Sports (pdf)

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

Spots left: 3

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition Gear List

Gear to bring to class:

(Required)

  • Water Shoes/Sandals - Foot attire that will protect your feet and is okay to get wet. (e.g. Teva, Chaco, Keen (not flip-flops)
  • Water Bottle
  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
  • Energy Snacks
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Binoculars

(Optional)

  • Sunglasses
  • Personal Camera
  • Eyewear Retainer - A strap to help keep your glasses or sunglasses from falling off in the event of big splash or a capsize.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Dry Bag
  • Touring/Recreational Kayak
  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  • Paddle